MICE STUDY FINDS ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE THAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE ORIGINATES IN THE GUT

In experiments in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found additional evidence that Parkinson's disease originates...

ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS CAN ALTER THE IMPACT OF GENETIC INFLUENCES ON ALCOHOL OUTCOMES

How do the people we love shape our drinking? Researchers know that both genetic and environmental factors - the latter including relationships...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER 'MYSTICAL' PSYCHEDELIC COMPOUND IN NORMAL BRAINS

In the past few years, thrill-seekers from Hollywood, Silicon Valley and beyond have been travelling to South America to take part...

HOW BLACK PHARMACISTS ARE CLOSING THE CULTURAL GAP IN HEALTH CARE

After a health insurance change forced Bernard Macon to cut ties with his black doctor, he struggled to find another African American...

 
 
 

LONG DELAYS IN PRESCRIBING NEW ANTIBIOTICS MAY THREATEN DEVELOPMENT OF NEEDED DRUGS

U.S. hospitals wait over a year on average to begin prescribing newly developed antibiotics, a delay that might threaten the supply...

STUDY FINDS NEW CANCER DRIVER WHICH IS FAST, FURIOUS AND LOUD

The Fast and the Furious movie franchise meets the Fast N' Loud television series to define an oncogene that drives 35% of prostate...

 
 
 

MORE SENIORS ARE DYING IN FALLS. DOCTORS COULD DO MORE TO REDUCE THE RISK

Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications...

SMARTPHONE'S CAMERA COULD HELP PERFORM NON-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTING IN RURAL AREAS

A Simon Fraser University researcher is hoping to help women in rural areas access information about their reproductive health using...

 
 
 

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH REDUCES THE USE OF BROAD SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTICS

An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification testing decreased broad...

NEW GAME APP SPREADS KNOWLEDGE ABOUT PERSON-CENTERED CARE

Click, swipe, listen to patients and follow the talk among the healthcare staff. Now, another step in the work towards a more person-centered...

 
 
 

STUDY: ONE-FIFTH OF HEMATOLOGICAL CANCER PATIENTS SUFFER BLOOD CLOTS OR BLEEDING

New Danish research may help direct focus towards the serious complications that on average every fifth hematological cancer patient...

EXPANDING ROLE OF REGISTERED NURSES IN PRIMARY CARE

Nurse-researchers at South Dakota State University are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and...

 
 
 

EEG DETECTS HIDDEN CONSCIOUSNESS IN BRAIN-INJURED ICU PATIENTS JUST DAYS AFTER INJURY

Close analysis of EEG data reveals that nearly 1 in 7 brain-injured ICU patients shows evidence of hidden consciousness just days after...

CONCUSSION INCREASES RISK FOR INJURIES IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYERS AFTER THEY RETURN TO SPORT

College football players who have had a concussion are at high risk for sustaining a core or lower-extremity injury or another concussion,...

 
 
 

‘MEDICARE FOR ALL' EMERGES AS EARLY DIVIDE IN FIRST DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

During Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate - the first in a two-night event viewed as the de facto launch of the...

UNCOVERING HOW TICS ARE SUPPRESSED MAY PROVIDE INSIGHT TO HELP PEOPLE AT RISK FOR TIC DISORDERS

At least 20 percent of elementary school-age children develop tics such as excessive blinking, throat clearing or sniffing, but for...

 
 
 

IMMUNE SYSTEM COULD BE BLAMED FOR INEFFECTIVENESS OF HIGH-DOSE RADIATION AGAINST LUNG CANCER

When it comes to using radiation against lung cancer, preliminary clinical studies were pretty clear: More is better.

SCIENTISTS REVEAL MECHANISM OF TUMOR METASTASIS AND TUMOR-SUPPRESSIVE ROLE OF UDP-GLUCOSE

Scientists from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics and Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of the Chinese Academy...

 
 
 

STUDY FINDS LINK BETWEEN HIGH BMI AND LOWER RISK OF ALS

People who have a high body mass index or who gain weight as they get older may have a lower risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,...

TESTOSTERONE-BOOSTING SUPPLEMENTS MAY NOT HAVE INGREDIENTS TO SUPPORT THEIR CLAIMS, RESEARCH SHOWS

Men who want to improve their libido or build body mass may want to think twice before using testosterone-boosting supplements - also...

 
 
 



Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women who wake up early may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to evening persons or night owls. Women who maintain health lifestyle, i.e., following a... Read more ...

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Pregnant women with migraine are at a higher risk of developing various complications such as risk of miscarriage, cesarean sections and giving birth to a child with low birth... Read more ...

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Regular exercise during middle and older age can cut down early death risk. So, start being more active as you age to live longer. Read more ...

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Dirty sinks and faucets in the hospital are often home to slime and biofilm, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction is a top priority for the overall reduction of healthcare-associated infections. Newly developed Female External Catheter... Read more ...

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

A link between higher levels of education and lowered risk of heart attack and stroke has been discovered by researchers. Read more ...

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

New urine test for prostate cancer was found to have enormous potential, said researchers. Read more ...

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Blood cancer patients are more likely to suffer complications such as blood clots and bleeding, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine learning approach better discriminated which patients would have a cardiac event from those who would not, said new study. Read more ...

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

Novel, non-invasive test has been developed to assess gut function. Early diagnosis would enable patients to control symptoms before they become severe, and improves their... Read more ...